Currently Known Issues


iOS
  • v2.9.31

    • Frequent crashes for some - Fixed in v2.9.32
    • Duplicate rows in download queue after rearranging - Fixed in v2.9.32
    • Random order of downloads in download queue after adding multiple episodes to the queue simultaneously - Fixed in v2.9.32
    • Deleting downloads doesn't update the corresponding podcast's episode counts - Fixed in v2.9.32
    • watchOS - Skip buttons don't show correct time intervals and don't change icons based on the Remote Media Skip setting - Fixed in v2.9.32
  • v2.9.30

    • Video playback broken, shows blank screen.
      • Fixed in v2.9.31
  • v2.9.23

    • HomePod AirPlay issues
      • This isn't likely a problem with Downcast. HomePod is treated just like any other AirPlay device or external audio route. There haven't been any similar reports of AirPlay troubles with other devices, so this feels like a HomePod issue or the combination of HomePod and certain WiFi networks.
      • Should be fixed or significantly improved in v2.9.30
    • Issues manually reordering playlists.
      • This seems to mostly be an issue while feeds are being refreshed. For now, please try to avoid doing this in the middle of a feed refresh.
      • Should be resolved in v2.9.30
  • v2.9.21

    • Background crashing issues - Fixed in beta
    • Now playing information may stop updating - Fixed in beta
    • HTTP response caching issue - Fixed in beta
    • "Delete All" not working correctonly iPad - Fixed in beta
    • Display of total time for playlists that only include played episodes not showing up - Fixed in beta
    • Badge count may become out of sync - Fixed in beta
    • Occasional layout issue on playlists - Fixed in beta
    • Long press menu for episodes doesn't work for some episode rows - Fixed in beta
  • v2.9.20

    • iPhone X - Not autohiding home bar during videos
    • Playlist Episode Layout - Most users like the extra detail. If you don't, a new feature is on the way that will let you select from a few different levels of detail. Beta in a few days.
  • v2.9.19

    • Layout issues on iPhone X
    • 'Queued for download' label misaligned on playlists & downloads list
    • Group row on podcasts list doesn't stretch to fill screen in landscape
    • Some variable bitrate episodes terminate early
  • v2.9.16

    • iCloud Syncing - Cannot enable iCloud Syncing options under certain conditions.
      • Fixed in v2.9.18 (Waiting for review)
  • v2.9.14

    • General UI sluggishness - Mostly affects old devices
      • Solution in the next major update (3.x)
    • iOS 10 Beta 2 issues
      • Frequent crashes - Appears to be an iOS bug, hoping this will be resolved by the next iOS beta.
      • Pausing while connected to Bluetooth devices on iOS 10 beta 2 - Appears to be an iOS bug, hoping this will be resolved by the next iOS beta.
    • iOS 10+
      • Table row section header indentation is missing
      • Fixed in next release (2.9.16)
  • v2.9.13

    • Can't download/stream directly from search results
      • Workaround - Subscribe to the podcast first, then you'll be able to download or stream individual episodes.
      • Fixed in v2.9.14 (Fix available in latest beta)
    • Episode counts are not always in sync on podcast & playlist rows
    • Downloaded episodes sometimes converted to streaming
    • Videos sometimes don't start by tapping the episode
      • Workaround - On an iPad, tap the play button, then choose video. On an iPhone, tap any other video, dismiss the player, then tap the desired video episode again.
      • Fixed in v2.9.14 (Fix available in latest beta)
  • v2.9.12

    • Some users experiencing a startup crash
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Player view artwork isn't visible when zoomed
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Battery drain
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Watch app crash when tapping the Player button
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • iCloud syncing inconsistencies
      • Much improved in v2.9.13
  • v2.9.11

    • Continuous play background issue when playing imported episodes
      • Fixed in v2.9.12
    • CarPlay - Lists can become out of sync with the actual datasource they represent and certain models will occasionally open to an empty first list.
      • Fixed in v2.9.12
  • v2.9.9

    • Potential crash loop after starting playback of a streamed episode with an invalid media file URL
      • Workaround - Temporarily enable airplane mode and start Downcast.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Occasional issue where episodes will be stuck with a preparing notice
      • Workaround - Back out of the player and tap the episode to restart it
    • Chromecast pausing after 3 minutes when Downcast is in the background
      • Workaround - Keep Downcast in the foreground
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Potential crash loop if loading an episode with an invalid URL.
      • Workaround - Temporarily enable airplane mode and open Downcast.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Manually sorted playlist continuous play issue. Episodes play in the wrong order after reordering.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10


Mac
  • v2.9.32

    • Custom artwork not used when a podcast's feed has no usable image url in it. - Fixed in v2.9.33
  • v2.9.30

    • Machine sleeping/display dimming prevention not working correctly - Fixed in v2.9.32
  • v2.9.23

    • Continuous play broken when starting playback from context menu - Fixed in v2.9.30
  • v2.9.21

    • Continuous play not updating when changing preference for a playlist -Fixed in beta
  • v2.9.16

    • iCloud Syncing - Cannot enable iCloud Syncing options under certain conditions.
      • Fixed in v2.9.18 (Waiting for review)
  • v2.9.14

    • Startup crash for some users with global shortcuts setup
  • v2.9.13

    • Issues downloading artwork sometimes
      • Fixed in v2.9.14
    • Downloaded episodes sometimes converted to streaming
      • Fixed in v2.9.14
  • v2.9.12

    • Some users experiencing a startup crash
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Occasional error message when moving to the next episode
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • iCloud syncing inconsistencies
      • Much improved in v2.9.13
  • v2.9.10

    • A handful of feeds will fail to refresh due to the mime types they return
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
    • Issue for some users when importing OPML
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
    • Issue for some users with continuous play. Receiving an error message about invalid media types.
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
  • v2.9.9

    • Deadlock when starting Downcast following crash.
      • Workaround - Reset Downcast's preferences: How-to
      • Fixed in 2.9.10
    • Crash when importing OPML
      • Fixed in 2.9.10